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Broadway Bro Down
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This episode was assisted by the Book of Mormon collaborator Robert Lopez.
In the credits, Lopez was listed as a producer, and also listed alongside Trey Parker for making the songs.
This is the first time Randy and Sharon share an obsession. However, Randy's is for personal gain, receiving blow-jobs.
The episode's title is a parody of "Bully Beatdown", a show on MTV.
The last time Blow-jobs were mentioned was as a major plot was in the episode " The Ring". This is also the second episode that implies that the music industry sells sex since then.
Shelly has a new boyfriend since " Over Logging", making this her third.
Kyle did not appear in this episode. He's presumably put off going to swimming pools after the events of " Pee".
Kenny is seen unhooded during the swimming lessons scene but had no lines and only appears in one scene.
Cartman only has one line and only appears in one scene.
Additionally, Stan has a small role in this episode.
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is mentioned several times in this episode, in particular his role in the Broncos' comeback win over the Miami Dolphins.
At the swimming lessons, both Stephen Stotch and Steve Black are seen, but neither Butters Stotch or Token Black are seen taking lessons.
After Larry takes off his life preserver and places it on the ground, the white string that tied it together disappears.
Cartman seems to be better at swimming (though he is not seen swimming) despite being very bad at swimming in Summer Sucks.
Randy dressing like Spider-Man is a reference to the Broadway bomb, " Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark".
Monica Lewinsky was a temporary assistant to the White House during the Clinton administration. She was accused of having an affair with then President William Jefferson Clinton.
"The First Unicorn" poster in Shelly's room is a reference to the novel and film "The Last Unicorn".
A brief mock advertisement for " The Book of Mormon" Broadway musical is shown at end of this episode.
This advertisment was missing from the UK airing of the episode.
At the end of the episode, Randy's consoling words to Shelly about Spider-Man working in mysterious ways are a reference to the cliché of similar consoling speeches about God.
The game Shelley and Larry are playing on the Xbox is called the The Settlers of Catan, which is a real game.
List of Broadway Musicals Mentioned and Their Composers Sweeny Todd, Sunday in the Park With George, Merrily We Roll Along - Stephen Sondheim
The Phantom of the Opera, Cats - Andrew lloyd Webber
Wicked, Godspell- Stephen Schwartz
Les Misérables - Claude-Michel Schönberg
South Pacific - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
Jersey Boys - Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe
Anything Goes - Cole Porter. Sutton Foster was in this episode as she is the star of the 2011 revival.
Mamma Mia - Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA
Sister Act - Cheri and Bill Steinkellner
Grease - Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Lestat:The Musical(Not Shown) - Bernie Taupin and Sir Elton John (was in the show)
Spider-Man:Turn Off the Dark - Bono and The Edge of U2.